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Police call attempted kidnapping in Ozark, Mo. as “misguided humor”

The Ozark Police Department is looking for this vehicle in connection to a possible kidnapping...
The Ozark Police Department is looking for this vehicle in connection to a possible kidnapping investigation.(Ozark Police Department)
Published: Apr. 7, 2021 at 11:31 AM CDT
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OZARK, Mo. (KY3) - Police call an attempted kidnapping in Ozark as “misguided humor.”

The Ozark Police Department investigated an attempted kidnapping April 2 in the 1700 block of W. James River Road. Witnesses in the area say a light blue Dodge Durango SUV was involved in the incident. Witnesses say a girl was screaming “I have been kidnapped” out of the back window as it left the area.

Police identified the victim who confirmed it to be a false report. Police say it remains under investigation, despite the admission.

Police thanked those who took the incident seriously.

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